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The dioramas are either made of wood painted with water soluble oil or paper painted with watercolours.

Workstation

Back to oil painting for a while. I have four trees to paint for my altar. I renew the paints on this palette very very seldom, it takes ages to dry because in between each use, I place it in my freezer. My tubes will last me … years! This is my workbench. I paint on my lap: It is actually manageable. And out of reach from the dogs. I also have a small stand on the side for blending my colors. Save

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New Diorama

Back to my favourite town, the town I sometimes dream of, the Hygge town. It has just snowed, I’m not sure whether it’s the morning or the evening, the light changes constantly. I’ll have to pause the making of my dioramas and work on cutout ornaments for Christmas.

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Lucy’s Soul

I really suck at taking decent pictures of my artwork, I am truly terrible at this. I will try again when it’s hanging on the wall. This is a Soul Portrait of Lucy. I will make one for Pixie too, when she’ll be a bit older. There are 8 layers of cutouts and it’s painted with Cobra oils. I think it’s realistic enough because my dogs started barking at it. Silly girls ;-). And a little video:   Save

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All Aboard!

I finished the foreground of my diorama. I really love dioramas and I think I’ll be painting some more for a long, long time.

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Everyone is an island

I’m having a cosy day at home with Lucy and Pixie, while outside the rain’s falling continuously. I’ve finished my second painted cutout. It’s a topic which is dear to me: the island. It’s also a sanctuary, a place where you can truly be yourself, a cocoon, a chrysalis..You can of course get visitors but in the end, you are alone and … you are enough. Precious solitude in your own microcosms, entertained by your own inhabited depths. All is well.

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